The man who shot former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was unraveling in the months before the rampage, issuing paranoid, expletive-filled Internet rants about government conspiracies, suicide and killing police, according to new law enforcement documents released Thursday.
Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had mental illness before enlisting in the Army, and about 1-in-10 soldiers had thought about killing themselves prior to enlistment.
Additional details have been released about a Nov. 20 murder-suicide in Lake Linganore, Md., that left two adults and a baby dead.
A Virginia state senator and onetime gubernatorial candidate stabbed by his son said Friday that he is “alive so must live,” his first public statement since the assault and his son’s suicide shortly thereafter.
A man carrying a note that said he wanted to “kill TSA” pulled a semi-automatic rifle from a bag and shot his way past a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, cutting down one Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding at least three others, authorities said.
A Baltimore City Police officer is a suspect in a murder-suicide that left three dead in Glen Burnie, Md., police say.
A new study finds that there were nearly an additional 5,000 suicides worldwide in 2009 thanks to the Great Recession.
A report from the state medical examiner’s office shows suicides in Virginia hit a 13-year high in 2011.
An American engineer who was found dead in his apartment in Singapore last year killed himself, a judge ruled Monday, rejecting suspicions by the man’s parents that he was murdered because of research into sensitive technology.
As it turns out, suicide is contagious among teenagers.